Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $20 (1850-1907)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 1,669,384
Catalog: KM-74.3
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 33.4360g
AGW: 0.9675oz
Melt Value: $1097.92 (8/30/2015)
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1899 $20 MS obverse 1899 $20 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The 1899 double eagle is a very common coin in lower Mint State grades, through MS63. The numbers fall off considerably between MS63 and MS64, however. At the Gem preservation level this date suddenly becomes very scarce.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 4/17/2015

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1899 $20 MS
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ 1630 1640 1650 1660 1670 1690 1700 1715 1740 1765 1800 2075 3400 11250 30000 - - - -
$ - - - - - - - 2650 3700 - - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 23294
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 66


Upcoming Auctions

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9/20/2015 MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2015 September 17 - 20 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(2), 1224/Lot# 4252
9/20/2015 MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2015 September 17 - 20 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(4), 1224/Lot# 5268


Auction Prices Realized

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Date
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6/2/2005 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2005 June Long Beach Signature Auction #376, 376/Lot# 8127 $1,495.00
1/3/2006 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2006 January Orlando, FL (FUN) Signature Auction #394, 394/Lot# 5741 $1,725.00
1/5/2011 NGC MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2011 January Tampa FUN Signature & Platinum Night US Coin Auction Session(5), 1151/Lot# 7391 $2,070.00
12/13/2011 NGC MS 62   Teletrade Auction 3189, 3189/Lot# 1348 $1,796.00
5/27/2012 PCGS MS 61   Goldberg May 27-31, 2012 The May Pre-Long Beach Auction, 69/Lot# 2133 $1,638.75
10/17/2012 NGC MS 60   Stack's Bowers The November 2012 Baltimore Auction - US and World Lots - Live and Internet Only Sessions, 144/Lot# 25352 $1,949.33
6/2/2013 PCGS MS 62   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 754, 763/Lot# 372 $1,600.00
6/3/2013 PCGS MS 62   Bonhams Coins and Medals, 20971/Lot# 1145 $1,872.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1899 $20 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base219722192226223322402247225722612268227822952302231223352510319454177960838398541178016927
220422212228223522422250225822632271228422972305232023932738393562658101887310496134960
00000022582263227122842297230523202393273839356265810188731049600
00000022602266227522892300230923272452296646767112824293641113800
1899 $20 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base61368877085895396196496997898599410011155124313452072447255827135103121514322569
6387157998899559629659729809889961052118412771587287248426099819411922176180
000000965972980988996105211841277158728724842609981941192200
000000967975982991998110312131311182936725212661792531353200
1899 $20 MS Deep Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base5756207157838618708758828949039169259339491092151526023984682099182199236947
5906527388098648728778868979079199289389971233187730634929785313943269770
000000877886897907919928938997123318773063492978531394300
0000008808909009129229309441044137422403523587588851796700
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Grade: MS 62
Points: 2335
Owner: JimL4004
 
Grade: MS 61
Points: 2312
Owner: J.D.A.
 
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